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Human brain can spot early-stage disease in others to avoid sick people

Human brain can spot early-stage disease in others to avoid sick people

A new study suggests that human brain can discover early-stage disease in others to help us avoid sick people.

Smell helps primates escape parasites: Study

Smell helps primates escape parasites: Study

Frequent grooming among mandrills, a primate of the Old World monkey family, is undoubtedly a means of eliminating ectoparasites.

Simple, basic grooming tips for men

Simple, basic grooming tips for men

Proper grooming and hygiene is just as important for men as it is for women. Lack of grooming can hinder your chance of making a perfect impression. Cleansing, smelling good and hair care can make a lasting impact, says an expert.

Watch: Why nasty mosquitoes bite some humans more than others

Mosquitoes can easily smell any human within 100 feet because they have excellent scent receptors so it entirely depends on how your smell.

Tracking smell? Don't just follow your nose

Research shows that while searching in a familiar area with limited choices, a run-and-scan strategy is more efficient than a tracking strategy.

Humans only have one sense, not five: Study

Humans only have one sense, not five: Study

Don Katz, an associate professor of psychology at Brandeis University in the US, has been investigating the interconnection of smell and taste in rats.

Smell of dead can threaten humans: Study

Researchers found that putrescine, the chemical produced by decaying tissue of dead organisms, can produce a fight-or-flight response in humans.

Sense of smell may tell how much longer you will live

A team of researchers has revealed that they were able to predict whether worms would live long by measuring how they move towards an appealing, food-like scent.

Dogs rely on memory rather than smell at times

Dogs rely on memory rather than smell at times

 Dogs rely more on their memory than their sense of smell to find a hidden treat, reveals new research by citizen scientists which was corroborated by lab findings.

Now you can add smell to sight-sound fun of TV game

`Smell-O-Vision` is a plug-in device for computer games that emits a variety of odours, depending on the scenario.

Now, a TV that releases smell to match the images

Imagine a television that can emit evocative aromas of exotic food items shown in a cookery show.

Now, a machine that can smell if you have cancer

British scientists have invented a machine which can “smell” cancer. Doctors say it can show a tumour and give an earlier diagnosis of it.